As a young man, Dennis Balthaser would look into
the night sky and wonder at the secrets it held. Some years later
Dennis bought a book about UFOs and his wonder turned to investigation.
Today he has a library with over 90 books in reference to
Dennis served 3 years ('59-62) with the United
States Army in the 815th Engineering Battalion.
After some 33 years in Civil Engineering, Dennis
retired from the Texas Department of Transportation in 1996. Having
been keenly interested in the Roswell Incident of 1947, Dennis decided
to move to Roswell, New Mexico, to pursue his avocation: Ufology.
Initially Dennis worked as an Engineering
Consultant in Roswell, volunteering his time at the International UFO
Museum and Research Center on weekends. Nine months later he resigned
from the engineering firm, assuming the duties of IUFOMRC Operations
Manager. He served on the Board of Directors and became
the UFO Investigator for the Museum as a full time volunteer from 1996 until 1998, then
began his research as an independent researcher.